Through the WorkForce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), WorkForce West Virginia partners with a variety of agencies and service providers. These partners assist individuals who are veterans, low-income, disabled, or are looking to improve their education.
Pathways to the Future – This site is a collection of resources, tools and people to help studentswith disabilities, through the journey from youth to adulthood. Plan for your future by exploring pre-employment transition services on jobs and careers, education/training after high school, independent living skills, and partners and programs to help you along the way.
Adult Education and Literacy Services – To enable adult workers to be literate, productive, and successful in the workplace, home, and community by delivering responsive adult education programs and services.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services – The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) helps people with disabilities establish and reach their vocational goals. The primary goal for all DRS clients is to become productive working citizens.
Career and Technical Education – Career Technical Education (CTE) programs are changing, evolving and innovating to better serve West Virginia’s needs by preparing students to help drive our success and vitality. Further, CTE is creating an educational environment that integrates core academics with real-world relevance. CTE is transforming expectations and making a difference for students, for businesses and industry, for West Virginia and for the global community.
Native American Programs – Our purpose is to reduce unemployment among American Indians, traditionally the least serviced and poorest group in the United States.
HUD Employment and Training Programs – HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.
Job Corps – Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.
National Farmworker Jobs Program – The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) provides eligible farmworkers and their dependents with the means to reach self-sufficiency through better employment.
Senior Community Service Employment Program – The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based training program for persons age 55 or older with limited incomes.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) – The TANF program provides temporary financial assistance to low income families. While receiving TANF benefits, recipients will look for employment to try to achieve self-sufficiency. If you have questions or need to know how to apply for TANF, including what documents are required, please contact the local office.
YouthBuild – At YouthBuild programs in the United States and across the globe, low-income young people learn construction skills to help build affordable housing and other community assets such as community centers and schools.
West Virginia Community and Technical Colleges – The mission of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia is to promote and provide high-quality, accessible, and responsive education and training opportunities that maximize student learning, improve the standard of living for West Virginians, and contribute to the economic vitality and competitiveness of our state.
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission – West Virginia’s four-year public higher education system includes 12 campuses that offer vast opportunities for a high-quality education at an affordable cost. Together with these institutions, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has embarked upon a five-year statewide master plan, Leading the Way: Access. Success. Impact. that builds on recent progress and sets forth bold aspirations for higher education in the state – and a means to achieve them.
West Virginia Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs – The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) mission is to provide forums for discussion of minority issues and to assist in the development of strategies to deal with those issues.
Community Service Block Grants – To provide resources and support for a community of partners working to improve the lives of West Virginians.